Vinayshil Gautam

Vinayshil Gautam

The dark world of bright crystals

The dark world of bright crystals

Monday, 06 January 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

Perhaps one day, management experts will wake up to the sorry state of affairs and the despicable conditions of those involved in crystal mining Business is fickle because, like the rising sun, an emerging success is always welcomed and the declining sun is ever-abjured. At the end of the day, there...

The gains of sustainability

Monday, 16 September 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

It’s time to prepare for the future before the nature of raw materials and inputs changes so drastically that a new civilisational order is required There comes a time in management of knowledge when phrases become clichés and are repeated ad nauseam, without many pausing to think about their meaning...

Treat the cause, not the symptom

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

Mergers and recapitalisation of public sector banks are no guarantee of success but we don’t seem to learn from past experiences Any person dealing with conflict management issues would agree that treating the symptoms seldom cures the cause. The symptoms are often a manifestation of the context, the personalities at play...

An opportunity to reinvent

Monday, 19 August 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

The proposed investors’ summit in J&K holds the potential to bring out the best of this State. However, Ladakh must not be left out At the time of writing these lines, news had just come that the Jammu & Kashmir administration will host a three-day global investors’ summit from October 12...

Why taking risks is essential

Monday, 05 August 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

Risk management is a vantage point of perception, which has now become endemic. Almost nothing gets done without some reflection on the risks involved. Progressively, it is being remitted to the audit function. Yet, it is not bound by it. Concerted attempts are being made to widen and deepen its...

Nurture neglected businesses

Monday, 22 July 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

The world of possibilities is so large that one institution cannot possibly plug the gap. We need to widen the ambit of R&D in a manner which is a win-win situation for all Forest wealth is one of the biggest assets for India. It needs application of principles, creativity and innovation...

It’s only about word play

Monday, 08 July 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

For a solution to be effective, it doesn’t have to be new. It may be buried in some past practice. Discovering that is not innovation The world of social movements is full of clichés. Every self-proclaimed thinker (or otherwise), takes it upon himself/herself to coin a few phrases and add...

From tribalism to tribalisation

Monday, 24 June 2019 | Vinayshil Gautam

As a concept, ‘tribalisation’ is not congruent with being a savage or needing urbanisation. We would do well to remember that tribals fare far better than urbanites It was probably for the first time that a definite action plan for tribal welfare figured in a presidential address to both the Houses...

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19 January 2020 | Pioneer | Sunday Pioneer

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19 January 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime | ‘TRPs have eaten up content’

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

The rapist is you

19 January 2020 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer